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1Batimobil's 1967 Catalina

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About Rob6648

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  • Birthday 06/06/1948

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    Priceville, Al.
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    Old car restorations

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    Rob Leech
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    421 Tri Power Four Speed
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  1. I remember watching My Three Sons in the mid 60's. There were episodes were Robbie was driving a GTO convertible. Was not a commercial, but Pontiac was definitely advertising the cars. I'm sure the episodes are on YouTube, I didn't have time to watch them and show a video. Must have been around 1965.
  2. Glad you guys like the car. Before I bought it I researched the serial number carefully. The car was born with a 389 four barrel with a three speed in the floor. Apparently that was pretty common back then. I once had a GTO, 1966 with a three speed in the floor. It was factory that way. Sometime in the Bonneville history, somebody found the 421 HO engine. It is dated 1965. Probably from a Catalina 2+2. They mounted the emblems perfectly and converted it to a four speed. It has also had a color change. It was originally white. So I guess you could call it a clone. Best I can tell everything el
  3. Thanks, it really does turn heads. Wow, where to start. Fuel tank, filter and fuel pump. Rebuilt the tri power. Rebuilt brakes with new NOS eight lug drums. Rebuilt the wiring, new dash lights, headlights and taillight bulbs. Rebuilt the AM/FM radio. New springs front and rear. New shocks with rear air shocks. New steering gear box. All new front end suspension parts. New tires. New convertible boot. Vacuum leak repairs. Rebuilt the retractable trunk light. Fixed the turn signal canceling cam. That's a good start anyway. There is more I'm sure.
  4. Greetings, I am from Priceville, Alabama. I have a 1965 Bonneville convertible. I bought it last year and started a major restoration on the car. Getting close to finished. I want it to be a driver, not a trailer queen. The car gets a lot of attention at shows. People really seem to enjoy it. There are more pictures in my profile, "about me"
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